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Margaret K. Danilovich, David E. Conroy and T. George Hornby

, Lee, & Schmidt, 2008 ; Kleim & Jones, 2008 ). For example, data in patients with or without neurological injury (stroke or SCI) suggest that stepping practice at high aerobic intensities (70–80% of predicted maximum heart rate) or difficult stepping tasks may facilitate gains in locomotor function

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A. Paige Lane, Sergio L. Molina, DaShae A. Tolleson, Stephen J. Langendorfer, Jacqueline D. Goodway and David F. Stodden

history in research, more recently, the standing long jump has been recommended as a measure for musculoskeletal fitness in children ( Institute of Medicine, 2012 ). This fundamental foot locomotor activity requires manipulation of one’s center of mass (COM) and extremities with initial preparatory and

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Sandra Silva-Santos, Amanda Santos, Michael Duncan, Susana Vale and Jorge Mota

feet, and locomotor skills, such as walking and hopping to describe goal-directed human movement ( Barnett, Salmon, & Hesketh, 2016 ; Sanchez et al., 2017 ), that are ideally learned during preschool and early school years ( Barnett, Salmon, et al., 2016 ) and which are associated with the practice of

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Jill Pawlowski, E. Andrew Pitchford, Daniel W. Tindall and Seo Hee Lee

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locomotor function in children with cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled pilot study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98 (11), 2126–2133. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.04.022

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Andrea Nicolò, Marco Montini, Michele Girardi, Francesco Felici, Ilenia Bazzucchi and Massimo Sacchetti

rhythm may be coupled with the locomotor rhythm. 17 Therefore, further studies are required to verify whether f R reflects physical effort during exercise modalities different from cycling. This study aimed to test the hypothesis that f R , unlike V ˙ O 2 and HR, is a good marker of physical effort

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Natasha Schranz, Vanessa Glennon, John Evans, Sjaan Gomersall, Louise Hardy, Kylie D. Hesketh, David Lubans, Nicola D. Ridgers, Leon Straker, Michalis Stylianou, Grant R. Tomkinson, Stewart Vella, Jenny Ziviani and Tim Olds

children aged 9–15 y fall in the 35th %ile relative to international and European norms (mean [95%CI]: 35 [29–41]). 13 Movement Skills* D+ Objectively measured movement skill data show 36% of girls and 41% of boys in Grade 6 demonstrate mastery in locomotor movement skills, with 25% and 54% respectively

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on Locomotor, Physiological, and Perceptual Responses Jonathon J.S. Weakley * Dale B. Read * Hugh H.K. Fullagar * Carlos Ramirez-Lopez * Ben Jones * Cloe Cummins * John A. Sampson * 11 11 2019 1 05 2020 15 5 677 684 10.1123/ijspp.2019-0078 ijspp.2019-0078 Mechanical Properties of

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Thelma S. Horn

( Barnett, Ridgers, Zask, & Salmon, 2015 ; Barnett et al., 2016 ) are especially valuable as they link perceived and actual constructs to the same or similar skills (locomotor, object control, and active play). In previous years, researchers from the social psychology of sport and physical activity area

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Mark L. Latash

of unintentional locomotor movements induced by electrical stimulation of the lumbar enlargement in humans ( Gerasimenko et al., 2010 ; Shapkova & Schömburg, 1999 ) have shown, in particular, that the induced peripheral patterns are highly variable and depend strongly on the loading conditions

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Layne Case and Joonkoo Yun

motor skills, are considered to be the “building blocks” for more advanced, complex movements ( Logan, Ross, Chee, Stodden, & Robinson, 2017 ). These skills also include the involvement of large muscle groups and can be categorized as locomotor and object control/ball skills. Locomotor skills include